Overhead charges
Overhead charges O`ver*head" char"ges, Overhead expenses O`ver*head" expenses, etc. (Accounting) Those general charges or expenses in any business which cannot be charged up as belonging exclusively to any particular part of the work or product, as where different kinds of goods are made, or where there are different departments in a business; -- called also {fixed charges}, {establishment charges}, or (in a manufacturing business) {administration charges}, {selling charges}, and {distribution charges}, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Overhead expenses — Overhead charges O ver*head char ges, Overhead expenses O ver*head expenses, etc. (Accounting) Those general charges or expenses in any business which cannot be charged up as belonging exclusively to any particular part of the work or product, as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overhead — over·head / ō vər ˌhed/ n: business expenses (as rent or insurance) not chargeable to a particular part of the work or product Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. overhead …   Law dictionary

  • charges — index bill (invoice), brokerage, overhead Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • overhead — Synonyms and related words: above, abovestairs, airward, aloft, aloof, budget, budget items, burden of expenditure, carrying charge, ceiling, charges, cost, cost of living, cost of living allowance, cost of living index, costs, direct costs,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overhead — All administrative or executive costs incident to the management, supervision, or conduct of the capital outlay, or business; distinguished from operating charges, or those items that are inseparably connected with the productive end and may be… …   Black's law dictionary

  • administration charges — Overhead charges O ver*head char ges, Overhead expenses O ver*head expenses, etc. (Accounting) Those general charges or expenses in any business which cannot be charged up as belonging exclusively to any particular part of the work or product, as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • distribution charges — Overhead charges O ver*head char ges, Overhead expenses O ver*head expenses, etc. (Accounting) Those general charges or expenses in any business which cannot be charged up as belonging exclusively to any particular part of the work or product, as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • establishment charges — Overhead charges O ver*head char ges, Overhead expenses O ver*head expenses, etc. (Accounting) Those general charges or expenses in any business which cannot be charged up as belonging exclusively to any particular part of the work or product, as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fixed charges — Overhead charges O ver*head char ges, Overhead expenses O ver*head expenses, etc. (Accounting) Those general charges or expenses in any business which cannot be charged up as belonging exclusively to any particular part of the work or product, as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • selling charges — Overhead charges O ver*head char ges, Overhead expenses O ver*head expenses, etc. (Accounting) Those general charges or expenses in any business which cannot be charged up as belonging exclusively to any particular part of the work or product, as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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